FARMINGTON HILLS, MI May 14, 2024 - Humanetics is excited to announce that Bruno Brun is joining Humanetics as VP Global Operations, based in Farmington Hills, reporting to Mark Westen, President Humanetics Safety. Bruno will be responsible for the global manufacturing and operations relating to our physical hardware. This includes responsibility for the operational planning, sourcing, production, quality, continuous improvement and process development.

Bruno Bruns with a quote about joining Humanetincs

Bruno brings deep experience in low volume, complex manufacturing businesses like Essen Biosciences, Visteon, Karmann, TRW, Johnson Controls and Meritor. Bruno also brings a truly global perspective to manufacturing having worked in France, China, Spain, Italy, India and Mexico, while predominantly based in Detroit.

“We are fortunate enough to be growing fast. Bruno understands these challenges of introducing new production lines for low volume, complex manufacturing across multiple facilities,” said Mark Westen, President Humanetics Safety. “His experience growing and scaling production, implementing new systems, driving continuous improvement and working within the automotive industry, as well as in other demanding areas like biomedical, will help us sustain the highest standards that are needed, as well as support the demands of our growth.”

Bruno Brun commented, “Humanetics is such an iconic company, with a long heritage of innovation and precision engineering. It also has an ambitious vision to integrate its hardware and software capabilities and develop solutions that manage data captured in the sensors to help customers manage the safety development lifecycle. I am excited for the operational challenge as well as for the opportunity to work at the heart of the safety business and make a difference in people’s lives.”

About Humanetics

Our Mission: Protecting Humans in Motion

Humanetics is an Industrial technology group, and a leading provider of safety systems, crash test dummies (ATDs), simulation software (RAMSIS), CAE models, human body models, complete line of passive & active safety SW & testing solutions, precision sensors, fiber optics and laser material processing solutions. The group is organized into three divisions (Safety, Digital and Sensors) focused on precision engineering and software development that puts humans at the heart of industrial design. The group has over 1000 employees located in facilities worldwide, with our global corporate headquarters in Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA.

For information, please contact:

Barney Loehnis, CMO, Humanetics                                                                         

[email protected] +1 203 246 1397

Barney Loehnis

Barney Loehnis

Barney is the President of Humanetics Sensors & Chief Marketing Officer, leading our Sensor group and marketing growth programs, strategic communications, and customer experience design. He has led marketing and digital transformations in Europe, Asia and the USA in B2B, B2C and agency sectors, for clients like IBM, VW, Huawei, Qualcomm and Mercer Consulting. Barney is a British and American citizen, a bad runner and avid cook.